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FZNT25 KWNM 220256
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
956 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

CONDITIONS GIVEN REPRESENT THE HIGHEST WITHIN THAT PERIOD.

...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD SE INTO THE WATERS
TONIGHT INTO WED...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA LATE WED INTO WED
NIGHT. A LOW PRES CENTER OFF FLORIDA WILL SLOWLY APPROACH FROM
THE SW THU INTO FRI...MOVE N INTO THE SRN WATERS FRI NIGHT...THEN
DISSIPATE SAT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE WATERS
LATE SAT INTO SAT NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA SUN
AND SUN NIGHT.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.


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